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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPASierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,217 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,217
Reviews: 1,035
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 60
Gots: 228 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kaseydad on 12-29-2011)
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fitrock2112

Ohio

4.11/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured Ruthless Rye into a Pint glass.

A - Pours a clear golden with a half finger of white head.

S - Getting some pine, spiciness with light malts.

T - Man this brew tastes good. Right off the bat I taste spicy rye with piney hops, and grapefruit. Mid palate getting a little extra from the rye and malt to balance it out. On the finish it just blends smoothly with the IPA characteristics with the rye spiciness.

M - Medium carbonation, with medium mouthfeel. Nice feel for a IPA.

O - I really didn't expect this beer to that much different from Founders Red's Rye IPA; however, I must admit this is the beer to have when you're looking for a good Rye IPA.
Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a pint glass
bottled on: Dec 11th 2013

A: Pours a clear dark amber with 1.5 fingers width of slightly off white colored head. Head dissipates down at a moderate rate and leaves a good amount of lacing.

S: Sweetness, spicy rye, citrus, subtle piney bitterness.

T: Lots of rye spiciness and hop bitterness right from the start. I also get some citrus rind flavors. Nice balance of hops with the rye base.

M/D: Medium body, carbonation on the heavier side, average drinkability.

O: Another solid offering from Sierra Nevada. Better than most massively produced IPAs for sure, but Id prefer regular SN Pale, Torpedo, and Celebration all to this one. Very much worth a try though if you want to mix things up.

Serving type: bottle

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,217 ratings.